Coleman’s Movers and Shakers — Russell Hughes Named SBA Manager at Houston Federal Credit Union

November 10, 2016

By Bob Coleman
Editor, Coleman Movers & Shakers

Coleman Movers & Shakers

russellhughesRussell Hughes Named SBA Manager at Houston Federal Credit Union

With more than twenty five years of banking experience, Russell Hughes has had direct involvement with all management and administrative responsibilities of SBA lending, operations and personnel management. Most recently, he was the Lead Lender Relationship Specialist at the SBA Houston District Office. He is well recognized in the SBA market both in Texas and nationally having served as a member of the roundtable to the National Director in Washington, D.C.

cdcsmallbusinessfinanceCDC Small Business Finance Hires New Loan Officers

CDC Small Business Finance has hired two new loan officers to market their SBA-504 and Community Advantage loan programs.

Esther Carrillo, a 14-year veteran of banking and financial services, will market Community Advantage financing to small businesses in San Diego and Imperial counties.

Rachael Pokuta, a 21-year veteran of business banking, will focus on SBA-504 outreach to banks and commercial real estate brokers in the Inland Empire and East Los Angeles. Prior to joining CDC, Pokuta worked in business development positions for several financial institutions, including Wells Fargo and JPMorgan Chase.

fredmittenSeacoast Commerce Bank Names Fred Mitten, SVP and SBA BDO Officer, Phoenix, AZ

“Fred is a great addition to our SBA Team and will enhance our presence and success in the greater Phoenix market. Fred will complement our existing SBA BDO, Doug Haman, and further grow our Arizona presence. He has advocated for small businesses throughout his career and has been an outstanding producer of SBA loans, specifically for small business owners who want to buy, construct, refinance or expand their own facility,” says David H. Bartram
Fred has over 27 years of banking experience and 18 years specific to SBA lending working with small businesses to facilitate the acquisition, development, and refinance of their commercial real estate properties. All of his time has been in the metro Phoenix area. Mr. Mitten spent the last 18 years as a SBA BDO with Wells Fargo Bank.

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SBA Loan Eligibility 2017 Update — Thursday, November 17
SBA 7(a) and 504 Litigation Plan and Wrap-Up Reports — Wednesday, November 30

Upcoming Coleman Certified Online 8-Week Training Courses

Coleman Certified SBA 7(a) Loan Servicing Training — Tuesday, November 15
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Upcoming SBA Lending Professional Industry Events

Ninth Annual SBA Secondary Market Summit, December 6, Washington D.C.

The SBIC Summit: Increased Profit, Improved Regulatory Compliance, December 7, Washington D.C.

Rural Lenders Roundtable, December 8, Washington D.C.

Southeast Small Business Lenders Conference 2017, March 5-7, Hilton Head, SC

Mid-America Lenders Conference 2017, April 10-12, Austin, TX